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Regional Hourly Observations For MADISON County, Kentucky
Issued at 400 AM EDT SUN SEP 15 2019
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      60  51  72 E5        30.22F                  
COVINGTON      FAIR      59  55  87 S5        30.20F                  
FRANKFORT      FAIR      56  54  93 CALM      30.20F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Sunday September 15, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 64 degrees west, near 60 degrees central, and near 64 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 56 degrees at Frankfort.

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Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MADISON County, Kentucky
Issued at: Sun Sep 15 03:11:39 EDT 2019

English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville, Lewisport, 
Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Hartford, Leitchfield, 
Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Louisville, La Grange, Bedford, 
Milton, New Castle, Shelbyville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Cynthiana, 
Taylorsville, Lawrenceburg, Versailles, Lexington, Paris, Carlisle, 
Bardstown, Springfield, Harrodsburg, Nicholasville, Winchester, 
Hodgenville, Lebanon, Danville, Lancaster, Richmond, Morgantown, 
Brownsville, Horse Cave, Greensburg, Campbellsville, Liberty, 
Stanford, Russellville, Bowling Green, Franklin, Providence, 
Scottsville, Glasgow, Tompkinsville, Edmonton, Columbia, Jamestown, 
Burkesville, and Albany
311 AM EDT Sun Sep 15 2019 /211 AM CDT Sun Sep 15 2019/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Isolated storms are possible across Central Kentucky Monday 
afternoon. One or two storms may have some gusty winds, quick heavy 
burst of rain and cloud to ground lightning strikes. 

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and
climate information can be found, at weather.gov/louisville.

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MADISON County, Kentucky Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Updated: 310 AM EST THU NOV 12 2009

TODAY (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................58 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................28 to 37 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........41%.
Wind Speed....................................4 to 12 mph
Winds@3 PM..................................north at 12 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @9 AM ...............mostly sunny.
RH < 50%........................................ for 6 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 0 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high today (6am-5pm) in Madison county, is expected to be near 58 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 38 to near 57 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 28 to 37 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with today (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 41%. Skies will be mostly sunny at 9 AM and mostly sunny at 3 PM. Wind speed will range from 4 to 12 mph during the period. Winds at 3 PM will be out of the north at 12 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 6 hours and greater than 80% for 0 hour

TONIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................39 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................37 to 38 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........85%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 9 mph
Winds@3 AM..................................northeast at 3 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @12 AM .............clear.
Sky Conditions @3 AM ...............clear.
RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 3 hours
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The low tonight (6pm-5am) in Madison county, is expected to be around 39 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 41 to near 51 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 37 to 38 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tonight (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 85%. Skies will be clear at 12 AM and clear at 3 AM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 9 mph during the period. Winds at 3 AM will be out of the northeast at 3 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 0 hour and greater than 80% for 3 hours

TOMORROW (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................64 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................37 to 41 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........40%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 5 mph
Winds@3 PM..................................northeast at 3 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @9 AM ...............mostly sunny.
Sky Conditions @3 PM ...............mostly sunny.
RH < 50%........................................ for 6 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 1 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high tomorrow (6am-5pm) in Madison county, is expected to be near 64 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 41 to near 64 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 37 to 41 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 40%. Skies will be mostly sunny at 9 AM and mostly sunny at 3 PM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 5 mph during the period. Winds at 3 PM will be out of the northeast at 3 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 6 hours and greater than 80% for 1 hour

TOMORROW NIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................45 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................41 to 43 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........93%.
Wind Speed....................................1 to 3 mph
Winds@3 AM..................................south at 1 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @12 AM .............mostly clear.
Sky Conditions @3 AM ...............mostly clear.
RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 3 hours
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The low tomorrow night (6pm-5am) in Madison county, is expected to be around 45 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 45 to near 59 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 41 to 43 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow night (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 93%. Skies will be mostly clear at 12 AM and mostly clear at 3 AM. Wind speed will range from 1 to 3 mph during the period. Winds at 3 AM will be out of the south at 1 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 0 hour and greater than 80% for 3 hours

72 HOUR SUMMARY

The temperature is expected to be in the range from 39 degrees and 67 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 28 to 47 degrees. No measurable precipitation is expected.


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Kentucky Agricultural Weather Medium-Range Outlook (Based on the MEX Model)

MEDIUM RANGE AG FORECAST:

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MONDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 91 West and 87 Central, to 86 East. Dewpoints will range from 65 to 71 West, 62 to 68 Central, and 57 to 62 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Monday will fall to 66 West, 67 Central, and 61 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start clear and end partly cloudy Central, and start out clear and end clear East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, danger Central, and no stress East. There will be 26 corn growing degree days West, 26 Central, and 24 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 2 and 5 mph , respectively, West, 4 and 8 mph Central, and 0 and 2 mph East.

TUESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 90 West and 87 Central, to 82 East. Dewpoints will range from 68 to 68 West, 67 to 64 Central, and64 to 64 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Tuesday will fall to 68 West, 69 Central, and 66 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start partly cloudy and end partly cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 27 corn growing degree days West, 28 Central, and 24 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 2 and 6 mph , respectively, West, 7 and 7 mph Central, and 0 and 2 mph East.

WEDNESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 87 West and 86 Central, to 81 East. Dewpoints will range from 64 to 67 West, 62 to 61 Central, and 61 to 60 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Wednesday will fall to 64 West, 65 Central, and 62 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start clear and end clear Central, and start out clear and end clear East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 25 corn growing degree days West, 26 Central, and 22 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 4 and 5 mph , respectively, West, 5 and 5 mph Central, and 1 and 1 mph East.

THURSDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 86 West and 84 Central, to 81 East. Dewpoints will range from 64 to 68 West, 62 to 63 Central, and62 to 62 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Thursday will fall to 66 West, 67 Central, and 64 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy in the West, start partly cloudy and end partly cloudy Central, and start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 26 corn growing degree days West, 26 Central, and 22 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 3 and 6 mph , respectively, West, 4 and 7 mph Central, and 1 and 1 mph East.

FRIDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 87 West and 85 Central, to 80 East. Dewpoints will range from 65 to 66 West, 65 to 65 Central, and 61 to 63 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Friday will fall to 67 West, 68 Central, and 64 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy in the West, start partly cloudy and end partly cloudy Central, and start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 26 corn growing degree days West, 26 Central, and 22 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 4 and 7 mph , respectively, West, 5 and 12 mph Central, and 1 and 1 mph East.

SATURDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 88 West and 85 Central, to 79 East. Dewpoints will range from 62 to 64 West, 63 to 64 Central, and 62 to 61 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 50 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Saturday will fall to 65 West, 67 Central, and 64 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start partly cloudy and end partly cloudy Central, and start out clear and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, no stress Central, and no stress East.There will be 26 corn growing degree days West, 26 Central, and 22 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 4 and 9 mph, respectively, West, 7 and 9 mph Central, and 0 and 1 mph East.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Kentucky
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                   SEP 20-24    SEP 22-28    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal     Normal     Normal                      

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Precipitation Report: (liquid equivalent)

Total Precipitation and Deviation From Normal (in inches)
Valid May 27, 2012

The nearest available weather station for Madison County is Berea:

                      Past 7 days      Past 30 days   Jan 1 - Present
Station             Total     Dev     Total     Dev     Total     Dev
---------------     -----  ------     -----  ------    ------  ------
Berea                0.15   -0.94      5.09   +0.49     14.84   -3.50
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Drought Status For MADISON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
BLUEGRASS KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -0.49)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Topsoil Moisture Short, Germination Slow     (CMI=  -0.86)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.55)

Note: Due to rainfall variability within each climate division, check Precip Reports/GIS Estimates and the Kentucky Climate Summary for the latest moisture information for this county.

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Kentucky Climate Summary
normal. High temperatures averaged from 90 in the West to 89 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from +7 degrees from normal in the West to +10 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 63 degrees in the West to 62 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from +4 degrees from normal in the West to +5 degrees from normal in the East.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.13 inches statewide which was -0.68 inches from normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.00 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.00 inches and East 0.41 inches, which was -0.82, -0.87, -0.77 and -0.37 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0 inches at Bardstown to a high of 3.72 inches at Huntington.

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GIS ESTIMATES FOR MADISON COUNTY
Valid July 29, 2013

The GIS estimates are derived by ARC/INFO GIS software for a
central point in the county.  The estimates are calculated from
from 29 weather stations in the Kentucky area.

Precipitation Estimates

                     Last 3   Last 7   Last 14   Last 30     Since
                       Days     Days      Days      Days     Jan 1
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Precip Total           0.23     2.48      2.90      7.97     35.18
Precip Deviation      -0.23     1.40      0.75      3.42      7.98

Temperature Estimates

                     Last 3        Last 7       Last 14       Last 30
                       Days          Days          Days          Days
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Temp Average             69            72            76            74
Temp Deviation           -6            -3             1            -1

Soil Temperature Estimates

                                Yesterday
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Avg 4" Sod Soil Temp   	               76

European Corn Borer Degree Days Accumulations

Degree Days                      Forecasted Accumulations
      Total          550      610      750     1660     1740
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       1901         5/16     5/19     5/27      7/7     7/10

Almanac Information
Sunday September 15, 2019 the 258th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 2.740000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:20 EDT Set 19:46 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:33 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:55 EDT Ends 20:11 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 79 / 56
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Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
TEMPERATURE is not available
Yesterday's U.S. Highs, Lows , KY's Highs/Lows/Precip, Daily Weather Data, Hourly Weather Data
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
SEPTEMBER 15TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1752...
A great hurricane produced a tide along the South Carolina coast which
nearly inundated downtown Charleston. However, just before the tide reached
the city, a shift in the wind caused the water level to drop five feet in
ten minutes. (David Ludlum)
...1910...
Rains of .27 inch on the 14th and .73 inch on the 15th were the earliest
and heaviest of record for Fresno CA, which, along with much of California,
experiences a "rainy season" in the winter. (The Weather Channel)
...1939...
The temperature at Detroit MI soared to 100 degrees to establish a record
for September. (The Weather Channel)
...1982...
A snowstorm over Wyoming produced 16.9 inches at Lander to esablish a 24
hour record for September for that location. (13th-15th) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
The first snow of the season was observed at the Winter Park ski resort in
Colorado early in the day. Eight inches of snow was reported at the Summit
of Mount Evans, along with wind gusts to 61 mph. Early morning
thunderstorms in Texas produced up to six inches of rain in Real County.
Two occupants of a car drowned, and the other six occupants were injured as
it was swept into Camp Wood Creek, near the town of Leakey. Late afternoon
and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in central and
northeastern Oklahoma. Wind gusts to 70 mph and golf ball size hail were
reported around Oklahoma City OK. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms brought much needed rains to parts of the central U.S.
Rainfall totals of 2.87 inches at Sioux City IA and 4.59 inches at Kansas
City MO were records for the date. Up to eight inches of rain deluged the
Kansas City area, nearly as much rain as was received the previous eight
months. Hurricane Gilbert, meanwhile, slowly churned toward the
U.S./Mexican border. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rain in the Central
Appalachians. Virgie VA received 2.60 inches of rain during the evening
hours, and Bartlett TN was deluged with 2.75 inches in just ninety minutes.
Heavy rain left five cars partially submerged in high water in a parking
lot at Bulls Gap TN. Thunderstorms over central North Carolina drenched the
Fayetteville area with four to eight inches of rain between 8 PM and
midnight. Flash flooding, and a couple of dam breaks, claimed the lives of
two persons, and caused ten million dollars damage. Hugo, churning over the
waters of the Carribean, strengthened to the category of a very dangerous
hurricane, packing winds of 150 mph. (Storm Data) (The National Weather
Summary)
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